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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 2: the early drama, 1756-1860 (search)
aling with Irish life, of which there are a number. One of the most interesting records in this connection is that describing the production, in 1842, after the playwright's death, of the adaptation of the novel of The collegians by Louisa Medina. This play has not survived, but the cast Ireland, vol. II, p. 393. of characters is significant in view of the later dramatization of the same material in Dion Boucicault's Colleen Bawn. The Gothic melodrama, illustrated by Dunlap's Fontainville Abbey, played in 1795, or his Abaellino, performed in 1801, was popular and in it he had a number of followers, some of whom, like S. B. Judah, in his Rose of Aragon, played in 1822, preserved the original meaning of the word Gothic. More interesting, if not more artistic, was the melodrama that dealt with contemporary events, such as Woodworth's Lafayette or the Castle of Olmutz, played in 1824, the year of Lafayette's visit to this country. Dunlap's importation of the domestic drama of K
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index. (search)
Fessenden, Thomas Green, 174-175, 180 Feu de Joie, 174 Few political reflections, etc., A, 136 Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 332, 357 Fidler, Isaac, 207 Field of the grounded arms, the, 283 Fielding, 285, 287, 307 Fifty years (Bryant), 271 Firkins, O. W., 361 n. First play in America, the, 216 n. Fletcher, Giles, 155 Flint, Timothy, 211, 318 Flood of years, the, 265, 271 Flynn, Thomas, 231 Folger, Peter, 109, 151, 152 Follen, Charles T., 332, 333 Fontainville Abbey, 231 Forayers, the, 315 Ford, P. L., 148 n., 215 n., 216 n. Foreign Quarterly, the, 207 Forest Hymn, a, 265, 267 n. Forest life, 318 Forest Princess, the, 225 Forest Rose, the, 227, 227 n. Foresters, the, 163 Forrest, Edwin, 220, 221, 222 Forrest, Colonel, Thomas, 217 Foster, Mrs., Hannah Webster, 285 Fothergill, Dr., John, 195 Four elements, constitutions, ages of man, and seasons of the year, 154 Fourier, 339, 340 Fox, George, 8 Foxe, North-West